ZF MicroSystems Flat-Panel Touch-Screen PC Offered in 486/100MHz Version; netDisplay Aimed At Integrators in the Kiosk, Medical, Industrial Control Markets
Story Filed: Thursday, March 18, 1999 6:19 AM EST
PALO ALTO, CALIF. (March 18) BUSINESS WIRE -March 18, 1999--ZF
MicroSystems today launched its 486 netDisplay, a 100MHz ready-to-run,
flat-panel computer aimed at OEMs, VARs and systems integrators. The
latest addition to ZF's popular netDisplay(TM) line is a
self-contained, networkable PC, complete with color LCD and optional
At just 2.2 inches deep and weighing only 2 pounds, the computer is
ideal for a wide range of applications such as information kiosks,
video gaming, and industrial control. The netDisplay is shipped with
pre-loaded DOS and BIOS, PC-compatible I/O, LCD flat-panel, display
adapter and ZF's proprietary Fail-Safe(TM) Boot ROM. With standard
10Base-T Ethernet support, the netDisplay can act as a client in most
"The netDisplay is easily deployed, and dramatically reduces
development time for vertical market products," said David Feldman,
president of ZF MicroSystems. "Whether the application requires PC
functionality in an information kiosk or a point-of-sale device, the
486/100MHz netDisplay offers OEM designers full PC performance in a
form factor that could easily be built into a countertop or mounted on
a wall," said Feldman.
Volume pricing starts at less than $900US. The netDisplay features an
8.2-inch passive matrix or 12.1-inch active matrix color LCD and is
available with or without touch-screen.
In keeping with ZF MicroSystem's strict adherence to industry standard
PC architecture, the netDisplay is controlled by ZF's OEMmodule(TM)
Single Component Computer (SCC). The OEMmodule offers the functionality
of a desktop PC in a credit card-sized, low-power, easily integrated
The netDisplay is aimed at a number of vertical markets, including
information kiosks, retail point-of-sale, banking, industrial control,
medical instrumentation and transportation management.
ZF MicroSystems, Inc. is an international company founded in 1995 by
David L. Feldman, inventor of the now standard PC/104 and 5 1/4" Single
Board Computer (SBC) Standards. ZF MicroSystems products eliminate risk
and allow customers to realize greater return on investment in embedded
ZF MicroSystems' international headquarters is located at 1052 Elwell
Court, Palo Alto, CA 94303 USA: tel: 650/965-3800; fax: 650/965-4050;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Internet
CONTACT: ZF MicroSystems Inc.
Joel Postman, 650/965-3800
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